Scottish springboard for Labour Party


Children playing as Labour Party supporters canvas the neighbourhood in a campaign to win a Parliamentary seat this fall, in Blantyre, Scotland. ­— ©️2023 The New York Times Company

FOR Britain’s opposition Labour Party, the road to 10 Downing St is likely to run through Scotland.

And the first steps on that road lie in a cluster of commuter towns southeast of Glasgow, where Labour is trying to win over swing voters like Cara Scott, in a closely watched parliamentary vote that will test the party’s appeal before a coming general election.

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